OU women’s notebook: Courtney Paris reaches another milestone

Oklahoman Modified: March 30, 2009 at 3:53 pm •  Published: March 30, 2009
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/> Nyeshia Stevenson connected on 3 of 7 treys, and Carlee Roethlisberger made 1 of 3 attempts.

In all, OU made 8 of 21 shots from 3-point range.

OKLAHOMAN SPEAKS TO PITT
Pittsburgh’s first African-American basketball player, Julius Pegues, was inside the Ford Center on Sunday.

Pegues, a lifelong Oklahoman, was valedictorian at Tulsa Washington High School in 1953 before heading to Pitt.

He was invited to deliver the pregame speech to the Panthers before Sunday’s game against OU.

AROUND THE WORLD
OU has held at least a 21-point lead in each of its three NCAA Tournament games. ... The Sooners recorded their 112th win over the past four years, making them the winningest Big 12 team during that span. ... OU improved to 15-3 all-time playing in Oklahoma City. ... Danielle Robinson became just the third Sooner to record at least 200 assists in a season, joining Stacey Dales (248 in 2001) and Sharee Mitchum (242 in 1994). ... Paris took sole possession of third place on the NCAA’s career blocked shot list, passing Duke’s Alison Bales.

BY JAKE TROTTER


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